James N. Bryan


James N. Bryan, 83, of Brazil, Ind., passed away at Union Hospital, in Terre Haute on Feb. 8, 2019.
He was born in Brazil, Ind., on October 13, 1935, the son of Ralph and Reba (Bowers) Bryan.
Jim worked as a plumber for many years. He also worked at Freitag Weinhardt, and Johnson Control. Jim and his wife Mary owned and operated Liberty Avenue Tavern for several years. In his free time he enjoyed fishing and watching racing at the Indy 500 racetrack and the Action Track in Terre Haute.
He was preceded in death by his parents Ralph and Reba Bryan; siblings: Melvin Bryan, Ted Bryan, Earl Bryan, Ronnie Bryan, and Mary Ann Bohlar.
Survivors include his wife Mary Elizabeth (Smith) Bryan of Brazil, daugthers: Debra Sutherland and husband Jerry, Rita K. Morris (Terry Rhuebottom), and Karen Sue Bryan; grandchildren: Michael Morris, Charity Laznik, Angela Brady, and Holly Kent; great-grandchildren: Andrew, Kaylee, Zachary, Jacob, McKayla, Keyston, Kenleigh, and Klark; a great-great-grandson August; and a sister Martha Heal as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Private burial will be held at Clearview Cemetery. Lawson - Miller Chapel has been entrusted with his care.
Visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com to light a candle in his memory.
Published on February 9, 2019
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4 posts

Rosemary Iacoli
Feb 23, 2019
Dear Mary, Rita and Karen, I just found out about Jim. I am so very sorry for your loss. Know that I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Susan Hoffman
Feb 10, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss.
Doug and Crystal Bryan
Feb 10, 2019
Uncle Jim was a kind soul. Very loving and friendly C we will miss him greatly.
Robyn kelly ( Smith )
Feb 10, 2019
I’m sorry to hear this , I’m glad we reconnected and stayed in touch for awhile . He was a great man and will be missed .